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Side grease upper ball joints 80's 4x4???

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by uglytruk, Feb 7, 2006.

  1. uglytruk

    uglytruk 1/2 ton status

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    I just tore the front end apart on my '87 Sub 3/4 4x4. Lo and behold, the upper ball joints, (badly worn) could've been greased thru an edge fitting! No need to f*** around with the plug... But called all the local places, nobody has 'em. (NApa, Auto Zone, PA, etc... All in da middle like a bullseye. Now what? I gotta put this heap together, and living in the road salt belt, I grease every month... except the uppers.
    Feel free to call me, Andrew @ 518-572-6450, or toll free, (I have free LD) 888-572-6450. It's 3:00 PM EST and I'm off to the "country" for some lockable hubs. :bow:
     
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    Moog's have the grease fitting off to the side.
     
  3. uglytruk

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    Ah Ha! Now what do I do? Truck's apart, and nobody local has 'em. Maybe accross the lake in Vermont... Anybody have trouble with the Valucraft (AutoZone) parts, made in China? 8 bolt rotors made in Taiwan?
     
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    I don't reccomend anything short of moog or spicer for ball joints and TRE's. Moog is available at Car Quest.
     
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    Use moog or spicer or you will be changing them again soon.
     
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